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'Dramatic enforcement actions' coming to Wall Street soon: Geithner

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner Friday promised "dramatic enforcement actions" against Wall Street power brokers who helped guide the economy into a slump.

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Fla. mayor requires journalists to register as lobbyists

Mayor Richard Kaplan, who governs the small south Florida town of Lauderhill, has decided that all journalists in his town should register as lobbyists, according to his reading of the city's ethics code.

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California to allow political donations via text message

No longer just for keeping in touch and playing Angry Birds, your phone could serve a new purpose: donating to your favorite political candidate.

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WATCH: Baby has a very serious talk with R2D2 toy

With the wide field of Republican candidates still at large and vying for the nomination, we've seen more serious Sunday morning show interviews and group debates than we care to recollect.

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House Dems demand DOJ antitrust investigation of new bank fees

House Democrats are putting their mouths where their bank fees are: a group sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder demanding an investigation into the fee hikes several major banks have announced recently.

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Scott Brown lifted childhood memories from Elizabeth Dole

The home state of Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) may contain the country's largest population of college students, but Brown appears to have committed one of academia's cardinal sins: plagiarism.

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U.S. support for death penalty hits 29-year low

Americans' support for the death penalty has waned to a 39-year low, according to results of a Gallup poll released Thursday.

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WATCH: 'I Am Not Moving' compares Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street

A video combining footage of United States government leaders and clips of the grassroots Occupy Wall Street movement in downtown New York City has gone viral, reposted across several accounts on YouTube.

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'Occupy SF' blocks Wells Fargo HQ; 11 arrested

Protesters associated with Occupy SF, an offshoot of New York's ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstration, have migrated and formed a thick cluster outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo bank, making it necessary for police officers to escort workers in and out of the building's doors.

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Bill would penalize immigrants who report domestic violence

Two bills up for consideration by Congress neatly coincide with October's status as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, one that advocates are cheering and another that would impede justice for victims.

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Feds claim to have foiled Washington, D.C. terror plot

Federal agents have disrupted a major plot involving a "significant terrorist act in the United States," federal officials told ABC News Tuesday. The attack had ties to Iran, they said.

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Naomi Klein on Occupy Wall Street: Compassion is a radical act

Naomi Klein, a reporter whose work has been featured in Rolling Stone, The Atlantic and The Guardian, among others, as well as in her best-selling books "Shock Doctrine" and "No Logo," has been reporting on today's key activist causes: Occupy Wall Street and the Keystone Pipeline.

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'Occupy Wall Street' plans to march on Koch, Murdoch mansions

The protesters who have been inhabiting lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park for nearly four weeks are reportedly planning an uptown jaunt — to "occupy" the sidewalks outside the homes of Wall Street power brokers such as David Koch, JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and embattled News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch.

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Elizabeth Warren raises $3.15 million in first six weeks

Consumer advocate and Democratic Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren raised $3.15 million since announcing her intent to run for Senate, according to her campaign.

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Perry's New Hampshire poll numbers crash

New Hampshire, the traditional site of the nation's first primary, is a make-or-break state for presidential hopefuls. All the Republicans hoping to eventually stand as the party's nominee at the 2012 convention try to make a strong showing in the state, but for Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), New Hampshire could be a fall from grace.

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